Silver jewelry brings shine to Fujian village
The land in Shangtang village in Xiuyu district of Putian city, Fujian province, is mostly saline-alkali land, which is not suitable for planting crops.
In the 1990s, Shangtang people started selling gold and silver jewelry and mold, gradually accumulated capital, technology and experience, and established a "jewelry street" in Shangtang.
After years of development, Shangtang village has become one of the silver jewelry industry bases in Fujian, and the silver jewelry industry has become a featured industry, enriching the local people and increasing their income.
Up to now, Shangtang village has 149 related production and processing enterprises, with an annual output value of more than 8 billion yuan ($1.14 billion).